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How UPS Uses AI to Deliver Holiday Gifts in the Worst Storms

The delivery giant’s new machine-learning app aims to reroute packages away from snow and other trouble spots in its global network.

If a snowstorm hits Denver, it can delay thousands of packages that travel through the city before reaching their final destinations on the other side of the country. But if UPS knows a storm is coming, what is the most efficient way to divert all those online orders and holiday gifts around the bad weather? […]